Currently prisons are required by 9 NYCRR 7031.4 to provide libraries with specific legal materials for all prisoners. The Governor has recently proposed an amendment to this rule that would eliminate prison libraries, but still require that prisoners have access to legal materials. He characterized this as a cost-cutting measure that may save $5000 per […]
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Posted in Hip on Dec 19th, 2012
HHS has given New York’s State-Based Health Exchange conditional approval to operate by the HHS. The blueprint application and related documents can be found here.
Pace Law Library has a collection of 53 legal research guides on a variety of subjects including Administrative Law, Animal Rights, Business Law, Copyright, Corporate Law, Criminal Law and Procedure, Domestic Violence, Elder Law, Election Law, Energy Law, Environmental Law, Family Law, Financial Crises, Foreign Law, Genocide, Health Law, Holocaust, Immigration Law, Intellectual Property Law, International Commercial […]
This manual, from the NY Unified Court System and the NYSBA in collaboration with the NY Dept. of Health and NYC Dept. of Health and Mental Hygiene, is written to assist lawyers, judges, and public health officials in handling public health disasters and emergencies. From the introduction by Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman: The major actors in any public […]
Posted in Criminal Law on May 14th, 2010
From the Senate press release: New York State Senator Thomas P. Morahan, Chairman of the Committee on Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities today secured Senate passage of his landmark legislation (S.1823-B) which establishes a civil cause of action for employees who are subjected to an abusive work environment. Mistreatment of employees in the workplace is […]
CALI, the Center for Computer Assisted Legal Instruction, produces new lessons daily. One that caught my attention is intended to practice and review NY primary legal research. It takes about an hour to complete. A user is given a hypothetical in the beginning of the lesson. After that, he gets to explore secondary sources, statutes, […]
Posted in Environmental Notes on Aug 12th, 2009
Are you looking for something to do this weekend? Have some fun before the school starts.! For those who are interested and enjoy visiting national parks, more than hundred of national parks will waive their admission fee this weekend, August 15-16, 2009. Take advantage of this last summer special and visit a national park for […]
Posted in Environmental Notes on Jul 15th, 2009
Via USA.gov, Which national parks will waive their fee this weekend?, some national parks will waive their fee this weekend. As stated on the official government website, The NPS (National Park Service) will allow visitors free entry during three weekends this summer to encourage Americans to visit national parks such as the Grand Canyon, Yosemite […]
This website, from the New York State Comptroller, is an effort to promote more openness in government and give taxpayers better access to the financial workings of government. Taxpayers can track federal stimulus spending, state agency and local government spending, and state contracts. Click the picture below to see a chart showing how the stimulus […]
New York Law Journal has this article on the new proposed model code for administrative law judges. It was developed by the New York State Bar Association, and submitted to the Legislature and state agencies for adoption. The model code consists of five canons designed to serve as ethical signposts for some 2,000 administrative law […]